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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots this morning and to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 this evening then to northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5000N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1008 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 992 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located from Labrador
Sea to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 23 January 2020 A low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will depart
east of the district this evening. Gale to storm force northeast to
northwesterlies will diminish as the system moves away.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest will cross
the district on Friday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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